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Definition of the noun ambystoma mexicanum
What does ambystoma mexicanum mean as a name of something?
- larval salamander of mountain lakes of Mexico that usually lives without metamorphosing
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A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
Ambystoma mexicanum (axolotl) See AMBYSTOMATIDAE. Ambystomatidae ( mole salamanders, axolotls; class *Amphibia, order *Urodela) A family of amphibians which have a broad head, the tongue free only at the sides, *palatal teeth, ...
by S. Choudhary
axoloti ( Ambystoma mexicanum) : Ambystoma mexicanum, a type of salamander native to Mexico and the Western United States which spends all of its life underwater. Even as ...
A Dictionary of Genetics (2013)
by Robert C. King, Pamela Mulligan, William Stansfield
Ambystoma mexicanum the Mexican axolotl, a widely used laboratory species. The urodele for which the most genetic information is available. It was in the nuclei of oocytes of this species that the giant lampbrush chromosomes (art) were first ...
by John M. Lackie
Ambystoma mexicanum Mexican axolotl (amphibian). A salamander that shows neoteny. The adult may retain the larval form, but can reproduce. The neotenous, aquatic axolotl will metamorphose into the terrestrial form if injected with thyroid ...
Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum) is the 'tadpole' stage of a mole salamander ( Ambystomatidae) that remains and breeds at this stage, unless the environment alters in some way so that it develops into the Mexican mole salamander. Axolotyls ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
a four-legged, gilled amphibian (Ambystoma mexicanum), a neotenous newt that breeds in the larval stage.Isrelated tothesalamanders butunlike them rarely metamorphoses to the adult stage. Called Mexican axolotl, Mexican walking fish.
by S. Gangolli
Ambystoma mexicanum mexican axolotl (3-4 wk after hatching) 370 mg H (24). Other comments Human health and effects experimental toxicology, ecotoxicology and physico-chemical ...
and theAxolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum), a salamander native toMexico that retains itslarval form throughout its life, are ...
by Catharine E. Bell
The axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum) ...
Oxford Dictionary of English (2010)
by Angus Stevenson
Ambystoma mexicanum, family Ambystomatidae.
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Albino Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum)
Aquarium du Val-de-Loire, Lussault-sur-Loire, Indre-et-Loire, FRANCE
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